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Cashel King Cormacs

Cashel King Cormacs

The Cashel King Cormacs Club Lotto in association with Cashel Camogie and Handball Clubs

draw on the 10th of May took place in the Cashel Palace. The numbers drawn were 1,9,18,20. There was no winner of the € 14,500 jackpot. There was also no winner of the second chance draw for € 500, numbers drawn 9,15,28,32.

Lucky Dip Winners – € 50 AL Mooney, €50 Gabriele Litvi, €20 Mary Peters, €20 pauline Fanning, €20 Mattie & Bob, €20 Mary Ryan, €20 PJ Browne. Results from Lotto on May 17th held in Mikey Ryans will appear in next week’s notes. Next Draw is heading to the Moor Lane on Tuesday May 24th Draw commences at 9.30pm and all are welcome.

Junior B Hurling

Cashel KC 0-18 Kickhams 2-06

After a very sluggish start Cashel’s Junior B team ground out a deserved win over Kickams on Sunday morning last. The concession of two early sloppy goals would have knocked the stuffing out of most sides but instead the team knuckled down and dragged themselves right back into the game before halftime to lead 0-11 to 2-3. Playing against a stiff breeze in the second half the team defended defiantly with Sean Kennedy, Paddy Morrissey, Michael K O’Dwyer and TJ Connolly prominent throughout. The forward line worked hard with Robert Anglim who was always a threat and he was aided by Timmy Moloney, Eoin Laffan and William Fitzell. This was a decent start for Cashel but there is room to improve on certain aspects in the training field in the weeks ahead. D Murphy, J O’Dwyer, R Ryan, S Kennedy, P Morrissey, TJ Connolly (0-1), MK O’Dwyer, R White, F Ryan (0-1), W Fitzell (0-2), E Laffan (0-2), G Manton, R Anglim (0-2), T Moloney (0-7), D Slattery (0-1).

Subs used, C Bonnar (0-1), C Ryan, M O’Connor (0-1), J B Ryan, and M Perdue.

Juvenile News

Double Celebrations for Cashel U 12s

It was a day to remember for Cashel King Cormacs last Sunday afternoon in Clonoulty as both Under 12 teams captured outstanding wins in their respective football league finals. It was a fitting tribute to the massive efforts and giant strides the club is making at juvenile level. The A Final in which Cashel faced a strong Arravale side turned out to be a hard fought passionate affair with a comprehensive result. Whilst Cashel came out the better on a scoreline of 2-3 to 0-1, the score says nothing of the intensity in which this game was played. Cashel hunted every ball in packs and were it not for the magnificent goalkeeping of Adam Skeffington who pulled off two super saves before then denying Arravale a penalty with another fine stop, the outcome may have been a lot different. It was a day young Adam will never forget. In saying that Cashel also had outstanding performances all over the field including the subs that entered the caldron at half time. Ross Bonnar belied his stature with a brave and spirited performance and Eoghan Connolly was quite simply brilliant right through both halves. Colin Ryan was rock solid too. The cup was presented to captain Alex Marshall to the rapturous applause of the large Cashel support on the day. Semple Stadium awaits next weekend for further glory.

As the presentation ended Cashels 2nd team were contesting the Shield Final against a more fancied Rockwell Rovers side. This was a game that started poorly for Cashel and they trailed 0-2 to 0-0 after 14 minutes and were never really in the game. An opportunist goal by Dylan Byrnes right before half time gave Cashel a somewhat fortunate lead. In the second half however, the fighting Cashel spirit came to the fore once again and with five minutes to go Cashel were still in front albeit by just two points. Then disaster struck as Rockwell carved their way through for a goal. When it looked like a brave Cashel display was just going to fall short a high ball was sent goalward and the Rockwell keeper fumbled before the ball broke to the outstanding Bolunaife Giwa who tapped into an empty net. Cashel added a late point from Fearghail Donoghue who was magnificent on the day. Another pitch invasion followed as scenes of wild jubilation broke out for the second time within an hour at the Clonoulty venue. This team never gave up and got their just reward. There were fine all-round displays from the whole team and in particular Rodrigo Goncalvas, Luke White and Fearghail Donoghue. This team will now head to Semple stadium as well and we wish both sides the best of luck.

It was great to see one of our esteemed members Mickey Browne in attendance to see his grandson Jack Brown proudly display the winning silverware to him after the match.

The club would like to congratulate all teams and management on a tremendous success. We would like to also thank Kieran Walsh of Coral Dry Cleaners, the sponsor of both teams and also to Mother Hubbards who fed both teams so well after the game. The club is very appreciative of your commitment.

School Of Excellence

The John Joe Grogan Hurling School of Excellence takes place at Leahy Park Monday. 4th to Friday 8th. July 6.30 - 9.00pm daily. Registration for the Camp is €20. There are a number of places still available. Any primary school children not yet registered can do so this Saturday 21st May during juvenile training or Tuesday 24th May at Leahy Park 6.30 - 7.30. For information contact Joe O’Dwyer 087-2761269.

TICKETS – Tipperary v Cork

It is that time of year again as Tipperary hurlers set out to defend their All Ireland crown.

Any member wishing to apply for tickets for the upcoming senior hurling championship game in Thurles on Sunday May 29th – please contact Club Secretary Aiden Hynes on 087 2251376. The deadline for ticket orders is Sunday 22nd May at 5pm. Family tickets are also available but need to be ordered as soon as possible to be guaranteed

Social Dancing at Halla na Feile

The Social Tea Dance at Halla na Feile on the last Friday of every month is proving to be very enjoyable and the beautiful dancing floor in the hall adds to that enjoyment. The Dance on Friday, 27th May will be to the music of UNITY - a new group to Halla na Feile but well known and popular on the social dancing scene. Dancing from 9pm to 12am and teas will be served. Admission E8. Make a date in your diary for the 27th and we hope to see you there.

The popular Social Dancing classes continue on Tuesday evenings from 8.30 to 10.30pm

Mid-Tipp Hillwalkers

Rock-climbing continues every week leaving from outside the Horse and Jockey Hotel on Tuesday evenings at 6.15pm with newcomers most welcome to just come along on the night and give it a try. Climbing equipment will be supplied. Further information from 087 2240368.

Also on Sunday next, May 8th, the usual high level hillwalk departs from outside Cashel fire station at 11am.

Cashel Camogie

Juvenile training will continue to take place Tuesday evenings at 6.30p.m in Leahy Park.

All juvenile registrations are now due for collection.


Well done to Cashel U/14 panel that came out on top when beating Carrick Swans in the Quarter Final on last Thursday, May 12th in Leahy Park. They now go forward to the U/14 County Semi-Final which will be played on May 25th, venue to be decided.

Your support will be greatly appreciated.


Cashel’s U/16’s were beaten by New Inn on last Tuesday evening May 10th in New Inn. Well done to Cashel U/16 panel that has put up a great show over the last couple of weeks.


Cashel V Drom in the 2011 League Semi-Final which will be played in the County Pitch at the Ragg on Saturday May 21st 2011 at 5.15p.m.

Rosegreen GAA

The club has had a busy few days over the last week. The Junior B football team played Fr. Sheehys in a challenge match on Friday night last. This proved to be a good work out for the team. Fr. Sheehys strengthened their team at half time and ran out winners by a few points. Rosegreen can take a lot of positives from this and will ensure that they are that bit sharper as the West Championship kicks off soon. The Junior B hurling team played Holycross Ballycahill on Saturday evening last. This was the teams first challenge match of the year. Rosegreen ran out eventual winners after a good battle with the Mid outfit. A number of players gave good performances on the night with Sean Cormack and Killian Ryan most notable. All gave a good team performance and hopefully they give a good account of themselves in the upcoming West championship.

The Junior A football team played Fethard on Monday night. This team is provisionally pencilled in to play Sean Treacys on Saturday night next. Please check fixtures in the sports section for time and venue. We would like to see as many supporters as possible come along on the night. Best of luck to all concerned.

The last week has not been a very successful one for the juveniles. All the under 12 teams were beaten in the football leagues meaning no silverware on offer for these bunch of kids. The A team were beaten by a point by Emly in the semi final. This was a game they should have won and will rue the amount of frees given away in the last 5 minutes of the match.

The B team were beaten by a much stronger Cashel side with the outcome very much one sided.

The C team beat Sologhead in the semi final but were beaten by Eire Og in the final, all played on the same night. This team battled really well but were beaten by a better team on the day. The attention now turns to the hurling leagues and hopefully the village will have more success at this code.

The U14 football team played Commercials B team in a challenge on Saturday evening last. They emerged as three point winners after a good ding dong battle. Well done to all concerned. This team will play in a league and championship football final over the next few weeks. Please come along and support the kids.

Members looking for tickets for the Tipp V Cork Munster Championship Game are asked to order tickets from Pat Cummins on 087 2204034 before Friday May 20th.

The club would like to wish the Tipperary Team and Management the very best of luck for the Championship.

Old Cashel Society

An outing to Rathnadrinna Fort, (Clonmel Road) led by Richard O’Brien, will take place on Wednesday May 25th. Those intending to participate should gather in Ladyswell Street, at 7 pm. All are welcome.

Day Care AGM

Cashel Day Care Centre will hold its Annual General Meeting in the centre, St Patricks Gardens, on May 26th at 7.30 pm. Members of the public are earnestly requested to attend.

Cashel Town F.C. Lotto Results

Saturday May 14th 2011

The numbers drawn were 19, 24, 25, 30.

The jackpot of €4,150 was not won.

Lucky Dip Winners

Des Cawley, Limetree Grove , Cashel

Tom McGrath, Old Road, Cashel

Michelle O’Dwyer, Spafield, Cashel

Marie Ryan, Thurlesbeg

Paddy O’Leary, Cashel

Liam Kearns, Kilmacow, Co Kilkenny.